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quotation

US [kwoʊˈteɪʃ(ə)n]
UK [kwəʊˈteɪʃ(ə)n]
  • n.报价;引用;引文;引语
  • Web报价单;语录;行情
Plural Form:quotations  
quotation
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n.
1.
[c]
引语;引文;语录a group of words or a short piece of writing taken from a book, play, speech, etc. and repeated because it is interesting or useful
The book began with a quotation from Goethe.
这本书一开头引用了歌德的隽语。
a dictionary of quotations
引语词典
2.
[u]
引用;引述;引证the act of repeating sth interesting or useful that another person has written or said
The writer illustrates his point by quotation from a number of sources.
作者旁征博引以阐明自己的观点。
3.
[c]
报价;估价a statement of how much money a particular piece of work will cost
You need to get a written quotation before they start work.
你得在他们开工之前拿到报价单。
4.
[c]
(货物或股票的)行情,市价,牌价a statement of the current value of goods or shares
the latest quotations from the Stock Exchange
股票交易所的最新行情

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